I love the way super thick yarns are popping up all over – and one of the latest is Lion Brand Color Clouds! It’s a lovely Jumbo “7” yarn, and it was crying out to be a new hat pattern here on Moogly – a knit one at that!
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Because it’s knit, the Cloud Cover Beanie fits everyone from my 8 year old to my husband – lots of stretch! So it’s officially one size fits most, from older kids through adults!
Cloud Cover Beanie
- US-17/12mm 16″ circular needles (Hiya Hiya Sharps used)
- 54 yds Lion Brand Color Clouds (100% acrylic; Super Bulky “7”; 55 yds/50 m; 100 grams/3.53 oz)
Colorways Shown: Ice Storm; Magician’s Mauve and Summer Rain
(This yarn has been discontinued)
- Yarn/Tapestry Needle (Susan Bates Large Finishing Needle used)
- Stitch Marker (Lion Brand Split Ring Marker used)
- PomPom (optional: Lion Brand The Pom used)
- Gauge: 7 sts =4″ in 1×1 rib
- Size: Fits most older children/teens/adults
- Measurements: 16″ brim unstretched/24″ stretched; 8″ brim to crown
CO 34 using the long tail cast on or your prefered method. Place marker for beginning of Round.
Rounds 1 – 3: *K1, p1; repeat from * around. (34 sts)
Round 4: K all. (34 sts)
Round 5: P all. (34 sts)
Round 6 and 7: Repeat Round 1.
Round 8 and 9: Repeat Rounds 4 and 5.
Round 10 and 11: *P1, k1; repeat from * around. (34 sts)
Round 12 – 19: Repeat Rounds 4 – 11
Round 20: *K6, k2tog; repeat from * until 2 sts remain, k last 2 sts. (30 sts)
Round 21: *P1, p2tog; repeat from * around. (20 sts)
Round 22: K2tog around. (10 sts)
Break yarn, use long tail and yarn needle to gather last 10 sts off the circular needle and cinch top of hat closed. Weave in ends. Add pompom if desired.
Et voila! A Color Clouds Cloud Cover, haha! I hope you’ve enjoyed this free knit pattern here on Moogly!
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